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Title: [diploma]
Creator: Sociedad de Educación Elemental Primaria de Popayán
Publication Info: Popayán : s.n., [1834].
Physical Details: 62.5 X 37 cm

Historical Notes: "Beginning in 1832, under the presidency of Paula de Francisco Santander, the Colombian government rapidly expanded access to education. In each town, religious convents were responsible for running schools, which were segregated by sex. Bushnell, David. <i>The Making of Modern Colombia : A Nation in Spite of Itself.</i> Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.
Donor Notes: Signed by José Rafael Mosquera (d.1842), notable Popayán figure, and Manuel María Luna, famed in the region for his didactic skills, this diploama as member of the Society's executive, was issued to Jerónimo Torres, sibling of Cailo Torres. 1834 - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Education, Elementary -- Colombia -- Cauca
Education -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Catholic Church -- Colombia -- Education -- 19th century
Church and education -- Colombia
Related Items in the Collection: Suscripción para la escuela de niñas

Type: Broadside
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: B00915
Record Number: 468